Joe Biden revoked executive orders seeking to ban Chinese social-media apps TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS Joe Biden revoked executive orders seeking to ban Chinese social-media apps TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
Joe Biden revoked executive orders seeking to ban Chinese social-media apps TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS

Joe Biden drops Donald Trump orders seeking to ban TikTok, WeChat

  • New executive order directs the US Commerce Department to assess the apps associated with foreign adversaries
  • The agency is directed to evaluate transactions of software applications that may pose a risk for tech services to operate properly in the US

Topic |   US-China tech war
Joe Biden revoked executive orders seeking to ban Chinese social-media apps TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS Joe Biden revoked executive orders seeking to ban Chinese social-media apps TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
Joe Biden revoked executive orders seeking to ban Chinese social-media apps TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
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